Buzz Wheat Lager

Grainfather - Lager recipes

A crisp, dry wheat lager with a big hit of honey. The winning combination of honey and citra hops come together to create a thoroughly refreshing beer, best consumed ice cold and in multiples!

20 Litre Batch
Mash Tun – All Grain
Est. ABV: 5.3%
Est. IBU’s: 16
Est. SG: 1.055
Est. FG: 1.010

2.5 kg Wheat
1.25 kg German Pilsner
500g Honey

Add 13.5 litres of water to your Grainfather and insert inner basket, heat to 71°C. Add grain and stir well. Set temperature to 66°C, attach recirculation arm and recirculate for 60mins. Raise to 75°C and rest for 20 minutes. Raise basket and sparge with 13.5 litres of 75°C water to make a pre-boil volume of approximately 26 litres.

HOPS FOR THE BOIL (45 minute total):
15g Cluster (45min)
1tsp Irish Moss/Whirlfloc (10min boil)
30g Citra (5 min)
30g Citra (dry hop)

Add honey to wort and dissolve, cool the wort and aerate well. Start fermentation as close as possible to 15°C, preferably with Wyeast 2124 Bohemian Lager, MJ M84 Bohemian Lager or MJ M54 Californian lager yeast @ 20°C.